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Car Club example First car club fuels sustainable transport in Maidenhead
Countryside, the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead and Enterprise have launched Maidenhead’s first car club.

Based at Watermark, Countryside and the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s £94 million regeneration scheme on the banks of…
Further support for vulnerable families and households 
Disadvantaged and vulnerable households will be further supported by the Royal Borough thanks to a grant to help cover essential costs, and a free Christmas school holiday activity and food programme for children eligible for free school meals.

The…
Listening bench Bench in Windsor town centre decorated as part of campaign to combat loneliness
A bench in Windsor town centre has been decorated with a colourful new design and wording as part of a campaign to combat loneliness.

The Royal Borough is part of this year’s 1 Million Minutes campaign, run annually by ITV’s Good Morning Britain.…
Creating a more flexible and person-centred service for day opportunities
Proposals to give residents and carers more choice and flexibility over the kind of day services and opportunities available across the Royal Borough were agreed by Cabinet on 25 November.
Day services – also known as day opportunities – include…
Share your views on proposed council budget
Residents, community groups and businesses are invited to take part in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s consultation on our proposed budget, which runs from today until Monday 31 January.

The proposed budget for 2022/23 is an…
Innovative grant schemes to build business resilience
Residents and businesses in the Royal Borough will benefit from an innovative approach to supporting the local economy using the remaining Additional Restriction Grant (ARG) funding from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy…
Royal Borough’s Corporate Plan adopted by Full Council
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s Corporate Plan was agreed by Full Council on 23 November and will now come into force. 

A Corporate Plan is the golden thread running through and linking all decision-making in the council to ensure…
White Ribbon campaign calls on everyone to stand together to end male violence against women
Partners in the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead are calling on everyone to stand together against male violence, abuse and harassment towards women, as we mark White Ribbon Day and the International Day for the Elimination of Violence…
Cooper Cooper helps Trading Standards get the upper hand in detection of suspected counterfeit goods
Sniffer dog Cooper has been assisting our Trading Standards team in their work to detect and seize suspected counterfeit tobacco products in the borough.

Officers carried out checks at retailers in Maidenhead and employed the help of the spaniel…
Missing Links works on A4 near completion
Works on a new signalised pedestrian and cycle crossing on Bad Godesberg Way, Maidenhead (A4), part of the Missing Links cycle scheme, are nearing completion. The final stage, the installation of a new, safe crossing at Kidwells Park, will take…
Littering is a costly mistake, Royal Borough warns
As delegates at the COP26 climate conference continue to debate how best to protect our planet, the Royal Borough has called on all local residents to ensure they always put the environment first and don’t litter. 

Two borough residents were both…
Lights switch-on events and free parking to boost Christmas shoppers and local traders in Royal Borough
As thoughts turn to Christmas shopping and magical lights switch-ons, people are encouraged to support local traders and make the most of free parking incentives in Maidenhead, Windsor and Eton town centres. 

The Royal Borough of Windsor &…
Draft Corporate Plan agreed by Cabinet
The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s draft Corporate Plan was agreed by Cabinet on 28 October. The plan is now due to be discussed at Full Council on 23 November.

A Corporate Plan is an essential component of good governance as it sets…
Excellent response to ‘Big Conversation’ supporting Active Travel in Royal Borough
Hundreds of residents took the opportunity to have their say on how walking and cycling facilities in the borough should be shaped and improved over the next ten years. 

The ‘Big Conversation’, held this summer, was a chance to put forward…
Observing Remembrance in the Royal Borough
This year, people are invited to attend the Remembrance Day and Remembrance Sunday services taking place in the Royal Borough.

On Remembrance Day (Thursday 11 November) the council is holding a short Act of Remembrance starting from 10.55am at the…
Halloween photo All the Halloween fun, less waste
It can be scary how much waste can be produced at Halloween! You can still have lots of fun without producing as much waste.

Dressing up
A scary costume is part of the fun, but it doesn’t have to cost the earth. Get together with friends and “swish…
The Landing £155m funding deal agreed for first phase of The Landing regeneration scheme
HUB and Smedvig have agreed a £155 million deal with build-to-rent operator Get Living to forward fund the first phase of a scheme to revitalise central Maidenhead.

The deal is developer HUB’s ninth forward funding agreement and its largest to date…
Letter to Headteachers to Manage Covid-19 Transmission in Schools
The following letter was yesterday (19 October) sent to all schools in the Royal Borough:

Covid-19 infection rates have been steadily rising in school aged children since the start of the academic year, and current rates are amongst the highest the…
Full Fibre contract will connect Berkshire schools and public buildings to world-class digital infrastructure
•    West Berkshire Council appoints Virgin Media Business to deliver new fibre optic connectivity infrastructure across the region
•    Schools, doctor’s surgeries and libraries across Berkshire set to benefit
•    Investment will support council’s…
Rubbish collections move to fortnightly from Monday 
After months of preparation, everything is in place for the launch of revised waste collection services from Monday 18 October. 

From Monday: 


•    Recycling and food waste will be collected weekly
•    Rubbish (non-recyclable, residual waste)…